Jakarta EE Community Survey: Results are in

Jakarta EE takes the cloud-native Java path

The results of the Jakarta EE community survey revealed that cloud-native development is a top requirement in the platform’s evolution, alongside the need for a faster pace of innovation on the Jakarta EE platform. Users’ wish has been granted! The Eclipse Foundation unveiled the new open source governance model and a “cloud-native Java” path for Jakarta EE.

Can't make it to JAX 2018? No problem!

Livestream the opening keynote for JAX 2018!

JAX 2018 has officially opened and we’ve got you covered if you can’t make it to Mainz this year. We’re livestreaming the first keynote for JAX 2018, just for you! Mark your calendars for three days of JAX fun and excitement about serverless, Spring, Agile, and DevOps!

What to expect from Scala 2.13 and beyond

Countdown to Scala 3 – Dotty confirmed for Scala 3.0

Scala 2.13 may be a few months away, but the future is looking bright for 2.14 and beyond. We check in to see the state of Scala and where this popular JVM language is heading. It’s still not set in stone, but keep early 2020 free for Scala 3!

If you have a commercial license, you've got nothing to worry about

No more public updates for Java 8 business users after January 2019 [Poll]

Public updates for Java 8 will remain available for individual, personal use through at least the end of 2020 but business users won’t be that lucky — the ‘public updates’ tap will be turned off in January 2019. This post also contains a poll — we would appreciate if you could take a few seconds and fill it out.

7 different ways to optimize your memory consumption

7 ways to capture Java heap dumps

Useful for optimizing memory consumption, a heap dump is a snapshot of the memory of a Java process. In this article, Ram Lakshmanan explores seven different options to capture heap dumps.

Java not the center of the (now-defunct) JavaOne universe anymore

Oracle Code One: The new and improved JavaOne?!

Another day another Oracle-related news. JavaOne is gone but fear not — it has been replaced by Oracle Code One, a conference for *all* developers. This means that Java is no longer the center of the now-defunct JavaOne universe anymore.

Interview with John Carione, Quick Base

Why developers should care about no-code tools

Developers aren’t who no-code tools are specifically designed for, but we’re seeing more developers advocate for their use within companies. We talked with John Carione of Quick Base about the benefits of no-code tools, shadow IT and more.

You can use whatever language you think is most productive to solve the task at hand

Meet GraalVM, Oracle’s polyglot virtual machine

Oracle’s GraalVM aims to remove the isolation between programming languages and enable interoperability in a shared runtime. The tech giant sees GraalVM as a language-level virtualization layer which allows leveraging tools and embeddings across all languages.